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Keeping Your Knives Sharp

Updated: Feb 1, 2019

Keeping your Knives Sharp

Having a good knife is essential, and keeping is sharp is more important than you might think.

To get the most out of your kitchen knife, it will need to be maintained regularly.

"I like the Japanese knives, I like French knives. Whatever's sharp." - Wolfgang Puck

Shouldn't a good knife stay sharp?

There is a lot you can do to minimize wear on your blades. From choosing the right cutting board to using the right knife for the right job. Never the less every blade gets dull eventually and needs to be sharpened. One of the best options to do this yourself is a good wet-stone and a good leather strop.

What if I cant sharpen my own knives?

Being able to sharpen a knife is always handy and worth investing some time to acquire the skill to do it right. Other than that, finding a good sharpening service near you is key.


AZ Custom Knives is an online store selling a variety of quality kitchen knives made with high grade stainless Damascus steel. We can also help if you are looking for your knife or blade to be sharpened or restored in Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Fairview, Edmonton and Dawson Creek, BC.


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I sent in 7 knives to get sharpened and a few tip repairs. Was greatly impressed with the repairs and sharpness! Was a fast turn around and excellent customer service! highly Recommend

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